To The Wonder (2012)
Rachel Weisz She shot a part in Malick’s latest but told an Italian newspaper, “I will not have the pleasure of seeing my work.”
Amanda Peet Cut entirely
Barry Pepper Cut entirely
The Tree of Life (2011)
Sean Penn Hours of unused footage reportedly focus on Penn, who said Malick “never managed to explain [my role] to me clearly.” The Oscar winner was unhappy with the final cut.
The Thin Red Line (1998)
Mickey Rourke Cast as a soldier, Rourke is MIA in the movie, though one of his scenes made the outtakes on the Criterion DVD.
Adrien Brody He famously didn’t know his role had been all but nixed until he saw the film at the premiere — with his parents.
Bill Pullman Cut entirely
Lukas Haas Cut entirely
Billy Bob Thornton Cut entirely